Getting Fired Up About Your Grant Proposal: Successful Strategies

06/04/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Learning how to write grant proposals is vital for funding and sustaining the important work that is changing lives in many communities across the country. Nevertheless, many new agencies—and veteran ones as well—can find it challenging to secure grant funding.
This session provided step-by-step instructions to create stronger grant applications. The presenter discussed proven tips and strategies, including how to prepare before a proposal is written, what advance research to conduct, and what language to use. The presentation also provided a sample sponsorship letter and a sample budget.
In this session, participants learned how to:
  • Draft more effective grant proposals and applications
  • Articulate community needs and a program model in a proposal
  • Create a sound budget that supports program design
Patrick Patterson, President, Global Partners for Fathers and Families, LLC, Raleigh, North Carolina
Tanya Howell, Family Assistance Program Specialist, Office of Family Assistance, Washington, D.C.